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Sinbad

Strathmore
Fri. Dec 13
Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades.

Emmy Blotnick

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22
Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.

Gloria! A Baroque Italian Christmas

Saint Mark's Episcopal Church
Dec. 13 – 18
Folger Consort journeys to Venice for the holiday's with Vivaldi's beloved Gloria in D, RV589.

NSO Pops: Game ON!

The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 8, 2020
Mesmerizing celebration of symphonic video game music in its world premiere.

Washington Performing Arts: Damien Sneed

Sixth & I
Sat. Dec 7
Pianist, organist, vocalist, conductor, composer, producer, arranger, and educator Damien Sneed does it all.

Washington Performing Arts: Amjad Ali Khan

Sixth & I
Sat. Nov 16
Amjad Ali Kahn brings his expressive sound to Sixth & I for a family gathering with his sons Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash.

Mark Morris Dance Group: Pepperland

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 13 – 16
New production that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Come From Away

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020
Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.

Dave Koz & Friends

Strathmore
Mon. Dec 9
Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.

My Fair Lady

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 17, 2019 – Jan. 19, 2020
From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly)

A Motown Christmas

Signature Theatre
Dec. 3 – 21
The holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered motown style in a fun, upbeat and soulful yuletide treat.

Béla Fleck & The Flecktones

Strathmore
Mon. Dec 2
Fleck has reunited the original lineup for a very special tour.

Spotlights

National Philharmonic: Handel's Messiah

Strathmore
Dec. 21 – 22

1,000 years of Sound and Movement

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Nov 19

A Christmas Carol

Ford's Theatre
Nov. 21, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020

Embassy of Slovakia: Gala Holiday Concert

Embassy of Slovakia
Wed. Dec 4

Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and Extinction

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020

NSO: Handel's Messiah

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 19 – 22

WNO: Otello

The Kennedy Center
Thru Nov. 16

NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! with Leslie Odom, Jr.

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 13 – 14
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